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Arrested suspects in foiled Naia car bombing face raps

Naia terrorist suspects at doj building

The arrested suspects in the foiled car bombing at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Monday will be slapped with cases for illegal possession of explosives and conspiracy to commit terrorism.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

All flights to Tacloban airport suspended

TACLOBAN AIRPORT CLOSES  Authorities have shut down the Tacloban airport because the runway’s asphalt overlay has been washed out. Small turbo-propeller planes may resume using the runway after repairs on Sept. 3 and 4 are done. But jets can’t use the runway for months until the total replacement of the 12.7-centimeter overlay is complete.  PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) is suspending all flights to the Tacloban airport, the main gateway to Leyte province, starting on Wednesday over “fast developing potholes” on the runway that airline operators said could damage their planes and compromise passenger safety.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Government to sue MRTC for breach of contract

40 MINUTES TO GET MRT RIDE  Commuters have to wait for 40 minutes before they can ride a train of Metro Rail Transit 3, the operations manager tells the Senate subcommittee on transportation chaired by Sen. Grace Poe (left photo). Transportation Secretary Joseph Abaya (right photo) attended the hearing.  PHOTOS BY JOSEPH VIDAL/PRIB

The government is suing Metro Rail Transit Corp. (MRTC) for breach of obligation and is asking Congress for a P53-billion budget to take over MRT 3 to improve its service, transport officials said on Monday.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Experts doubt Makati building is world-class

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makati parking area

The 11-story Makati City Hall Parking Building at the center of overpricing allegations is not world-class as it has gypsum boards for most of its internal walls and office floors covered with rolling vinyl, which is similar to linoleum, according to experts tapped by the Senate blue ribbon committee to evaluate the edifice.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Nancy Binay argues what ‘world-class’ means

Nancy Binay

How would one describe world-class?

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »